City of Barrie staff participated in a unique fundraising event at the City Hall Rotunda Thursday. Staff were able to purchase a balloon for $2 and receive a small prize which was hidden inside. The event was held to help out the United Way Greater Simcoe County. MARK WANZEL/PHOTO

Fun pops up

City of Barrie staff participated in a unique fundraising event at the City Hall Rotunda Thursday. Staff were able to purchase a balloon for $2 and re

The Orillia Fire Department responded to a fire on the roof of Studabakers at 211 Mississaga St. E. Thursday afternoon when working roofers accidentally started a fire that spread to a wall of the lighthouse tower. The restaurant was evacuated and no one was injured. GISELE WINTON SARVIS/PACKET & TIMES

Roof fire at Studabakers

Customers at Studabakers Beach Side Bar and Grill had to leave the establishment Thursday afternoon when roofers working on the roof started a fire th

Arrested in his own driveway

BRADFORD WEST GWILLIMBURY – A man who tried to flee police by pulling into his own driveway Wednesday afternoon faces three charges.

Many charges

Two people face 18 charges relating to drug trafficking, obstructing police and breaching probation orders after being arrested in downtown Barrie.

Barrie Mayor Jeff Lehman

Breakfast news

Connecting businesses with each other in this city is no longer just talk.

     

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